How to Judge Skin Care Products for Effectiveness

How to Judge Skin Care Products for Effectiveness

Are you constantly changing your skin care regime because you’re not seeing any real improvements? If this sounds like you, then the product itself may not necessarily be to blame when it comes to how to judge skin care products. The real truth is that you may not have been giving your skin care products enough time to work since some lines take longer than others to demonstrate their effectiveness, depending on their formulas before you’ll notice changes.

For instance, some anti-aging lines can take up to three months before you’ll notice a difference. Something that you also need to take into consideration is the type of anti-aging formula that you are using.  After all, a serum is the most potent form of ingredients compared to a cream or lotion.

Acne products show results faster.  Sometime, this type of skin care may take anywhere from six weeks to three months.

On the other hand, skin-lightening products can be extremely slow working.  On an average, these products can take about six to twelve months of use before the bleaching effect is thoroughly realized.

How to judge those skin care products for effectiveness is easier when you start keeping track of the date that you began using each product.

Another possibility for your skin care disappointment is that your complexion may be getting used to a particular skin care formula and stop working.  Sometimes, just giving your current skin care regime a break and later going back to it can help greatly improve what you are seeing.  As simple as this sounds, it is another method for how to judge skin care products.

Regardless of any recommended time there is something to keep in mind. Stop using a product immediately if you develop redness, a rash, itching, or any swelling because it signals an allergy.  In fact, you can become allergic to products that you use faithfully at any time so be careful.



  1. Rose
    November 7, 2014 / 5:54 pm

    CONNIE SOWARDS commenting: Thanks so much for this post. It helps me give my beauty products a chance before I bury them in the beauty product graveyard 🙂

  2. Rose
    November 7, 2014 / 5:58 pm

    CONNIE SOWARDS commenting: Oops…meant to say skin care products instead of beauty products in my comment….

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